Sunday, 19th May 2013
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John gathers the troops ready for the start
He explores paths we haven't used before . . .
to reach the higher stretches of the Kirkstone Pass road
A cairn provides the backdrop . . .
for Garry to show off his new trekking poles
Leaving the cairn we make our way through the mist . . .
to Stony Cove Pike
The mist hides the fact that this is quite a steep, rocky descent . . .
to Threshthwaite Mouth - and looking back up we can't see much!!!
A 600 foot climbs takes us to Thornthwaite Crag . . .
where we stop for lunch
Windermere comes into view to the right . . .
and Kentmere Reservoir to the left . . .
as we make our way onto . . .
Froswick . . .
and capture some of the group before moving on to . . .
Ill Bell where we have a brief stop
A patch of sunlight catches the Kentmere Valley . . .
as the mist lifts to reveal the reservoir
Robb adds another stone to the cairn on Yoke
Looking back up the Troutbeck Valley from the Garburn Road, most of our walk can be seen
Ian spots a tiny butterfly